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Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge Review

Hyde County's Lake Mattamuskeet is the largest natural lake in North Carolina. Fed only by rainwater and runoff, the lake is 3 feet below sea level. Although it's been drained for farmland, the reclaimed lake is the centerpiece of a 50,000-acre wildlife refuge that echoes with the calls of some 800 bird and wildlife species.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Mattamuskeet Rd., 2½-hr ferry ride from Ocracoke Island to Swan Quarter, then a 15-min drive from the Swan Quarter ferry landing, Swan Quarter, NC, 27885 | Map It
  • Phone: 252/926–4021; 800/293–3779
  • Website:
  • Location: Ocracoke Island
Updated: 10-07-2012

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